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Commercialization Fellowship for High School Students

The Center for Biotechnology is seeking one or more qualified and motivated high school students interested in learning about and supporting technology development and commercialization of new biomedical innovations on behalf of the Long Island Bioscience Hub (LIBH). The LIBH is a National Institutes of Health-designated Research, Evaluation, and Commercialization Hub (REACH), one of only three such centers in the country.

The LIBH supports the development and commercialization activities of its partner institutions including Stony Brook University, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and Brookhaven National Laboratory. Candidates for the Fellowship will have completed their junior year in high school, have a GPA of no less than a 3.0, and have an interest in exploring careers in a biomedical field. The Fellowship will run from July 6 – August 21. Some flexibility possible.

Interested candidates should send a one-page statement of interest detailing their academic accomplishments and describing what they would like to gain from the Fellowship experience, along with a transcript to:

Diane Fabel at

Selection Process:

Deadline for application materials is May 31, 2015.

Additional admissions procedures (including interviews, by telephone or in person) may be required.


Applicants will generally be notified by June 12, 2015. One-two applicants are expected to be selected.

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